Social Tragedy : The Power of Myth, Ritual, and Emotion in the New Media Ecology, Hardback Book

Social Tragedy : The Power of Myth, Ritual, and Emotion in the New Media Ecology Hardback

Part of the Cultural Sociology series

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A social tragedy is a collective representation of injustice.

Baker demonstrates how social tragedies facilitate moral action and discusses a series of contemporary case studies - the death of Princess Diana, Zinedine Zidane's 2006 World Cup scandal, KONY 2012 - to examine their social and political effects.

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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 224 pages, XI, 224 p.
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Popular culture
  • ISBN: 9781137386137

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